Ways Eating Late at Night Wrecks Your Health

Let’s face it: Most of us aren’t opting for carrot sticks or cottage cheese right before bed. “We tend to crave more sweets at night, especially if we have a rough day,” says Taub-Dix. “It’s like a hug from your plate.” Often eating late is done out of emotions or a habit, she adds. If you’ve always enjoyed dessert after dinner, you’re probably going to want to keep having that slice of cake or bowl of Ben & Jerry’s, and that will make for an unhealthy, high-calorie end to your day.